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Computer Science - Class 12
Chapter 11 - Data Communication

Define the term TCP/IP.

 

Answer:

TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol. It is the communication protocol  for the internet. 

 

Explanation :

  • It is a set of standardised rules that uses a client-server model of communication in which a user or machine requests a service by a server in the network. 
  • The IP protocol ensures that each computer or node connected to the Internet is assigned an IP address , which is used to identify each node independently. 
  • TCP guarantees the delivery of packets to the designated IP address. It is also responsible for ordering the packets so that they are delivered in sequence.

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